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Mohawk Group Connects the A&D Community with its DesignFWD Virtual Summit

By Quinn Halman
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Commercial flooring manufacturer Mohawk Group, known for thoughtfulness, creativity, and an eco-conscious ethos, hosted the first-ever Design Forward Virtual Summit, stylized as DesignFWD.

Watch Land Betterment Corporation's Impact Minute Episode 8

Company discusses how creativity drives entrepreneurial success
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FISHERS, Ind., July 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to release Episode 8 of its Impact Minute video blog.

FWD SPEAK: New Holism – A Transdisciplinary Approach to Human-Centered Design

A talk from Anastasija and Martin Lesjak of 13&9 Design and INNOCAD
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Integrating architecture, interior, product, fashion and sound design, Anastasija and Martin Lesjak the leadership behind 13&9 product design studio and INNOCAD architecture elaborate on both firms’ transdisciplinary missions, which provide meaning in their work and is based on a human-centered design philosophy.

Register here.

 

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Ecolab's 2030 Impact Goals Advance Sustainable and Productive Operations to Help Industry Achieve Greater Purpose

New goals will drive further ambitious progress on water, carbon, food safety and public health
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ST. PAUL, Minn., July 15, 2020  /3BL Media/ – By 2030, there will be an additional billion people in the world, placing greater demand on natural resources. To help companies sustainably address growing demand, Ecolab Inc. has launched its ambitious 2030 Impact Goals to significantly increase the company’s positive impact within its own operations and through its work with customers.

Whole Planet Foundation Virtual 5K Raises $63,000 for Low-Income Entrepreneurs

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Fifteen hundred participants joined Whole Planet Foundation’s Power Your Purpose Virtual 5K to run, walk, bike or move for microcredit.  Registration fees, donations and sponsorships from this online event will fund more than 360 microcredit loans through Whole Planet Foundation, creating 1,900 opportunities for low-income entrepreneurs and their family members to change their own lives through entrepreneurship.

Tickets Now Available for Social Value Matters 2020: People, Planet and Power

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Social Value Matters is an annual conference organized by Social Value International (SVI) in collaboration with our networks around the world. This year, Social Value Canada is convening a virtual conference from Toronto this September 28th - October 2nd. Our members share a common goal: to change the way society accounts for value.

Land Betterment Corporation Featured on Money Savage Podcast

Company discusses entrepreneurship and creating sustainable businesses that bring solutions and needed change to underserved areas
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FISHERS, Ind., June 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to have joined George Grombacher, host of the Money Savage podcast, to discuss how the Company’s entrepreneurial initiatives are working to restore the environment in communities affected by the downturn in the thermal coal industry and reinvigorate the region by establishing sustainable businesses.  In this pod

Webinar: What 2020 & Beyond Holds for Energy & Sustainability

Thu, Jun 25, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
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Progress on energy and sustainability was at an all-time high in 2019, but how will that momentum fare in a new decade—and under radical new circumstances? To find out, we partnered with GreenBiz to survey global energy and sustainability professionals.

Join Bill Brewer, VP of Global Supply and Sustainability Operations at Schneider Electric as he shares insights from more than 260 energy and sustainability professionals and discusses what progress, disruptions, and opportunities companies can expect in the coming decade.

During our free webinar, you’ll learn how:

UPS Longitudes | The Power of the Pedal

Peter Harris @ UPS
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In 1907, two teenagers with one bicycle between them started a business running errands, shuttling notes and telegrams and making home deliveries by foot and by bike. Eventually, their fledgling messenger service became what is now UPS.

More than a century later, we are back on our bikes. More specifically, electrically-assisted cycles (e-cycles).

UPS Longitudes | A Message From Our Chief Sustainability Officer

Suzanne Lindsay-Walker @ UPS
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As I close in on my first year at UPS, I’m reflecting on what drew me to join this organization. First, there’s the company’s reputation for integrity—when UPS commits to doing something, we deliver. Whether driving millions of miles in our alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles, planting 15 million trees, or creating more sustainable ways to deliver packages, our commitments make a difference and set an example for others in our industry.

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